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by belinda ridgewood
Comment Count 96 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
Seriously, though, we're screwed. Oh my Gawd, we may have finally found some science Republicans are willing to believe in : Rep. Lamar Smith on ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 152 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 02:25 PM PST with 54 Recommends
The recent event in Siberia has given new urgency to a decades old question: Can we stop one of these things or not? The answer depends on several variables ranked in the following order of ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 08:00 PM PST with 53 Recommends
Reprise, rewritten, updated From that eternal ...
by exmearden
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2008 at 09:46 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
It is about the same size as the more famous Barringer Meteor Crater in Arizona, but the Tswaing Meteor Crater, in South Africa, is almost five times as old.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 07:31 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Look up, look up. The near dark night sky has another show tonight if you are far enough away from city lights and a bright moon does not obscure the chasing of meteors across the sky. The [Southern ...
by exmearden
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 11:12 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Terry Pratchett, who died recently, was a kindred spirit. The author dug up 81kg of ore to produce it [note: a sword], smelting using a makeshift kiln built out of clay and hay. To add a ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 04:36 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
The sky is falling! Pretty much everybody literate and paying attention knew about the D14 asteroid that made its almost too close for comfort fly-by of our planet yesterday afternoon. Nobody ...
by Joieau
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 11:22 AM PST with 19 Recommends
I got in after an evening of cocktails and dinner in downtown Santa Cruz and settled into a chair outside way out of the light. No fog tonight after several nights when it rolled in just after ...
by bobstandard
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 11:05 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
No, it had nothing about spending (shudder) so much time in a church today. No, that is no joke. By design, I actually, factually went to some catholic building, but only because a truly wonderful ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 07:12 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
There was an excellent diary yesterday on the Perseid Meteor Shower, including a thread that many found inspiring . There were some reports in comments about what people saw last night - ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 08:05 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
by peterga
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2006 at 06:03 PM PST with 5 Recommends
A bit of a long rambling bastard but air travel does that.... Be born anywhere,.. but under the shadow of a great creed, not under the burden of original sin, not under the doom of salvation. Go ...
by The Ex Cowboy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 10:09 PM PST with 4 Recommends